Treasure Island

DAKOTA AUSTIN

(UNITED STATES)

Lilacs At My Funeral


Lilacs at my funeral
Lilacs when I’m dead
Lilacs in my coffin
Placed gently by my head

Lilacs at my funeral
Lilacs when I’m gone
Lilacs to help send me
On my journey home

Lilacs at my funeral
Lilacs for my grave
Lilacs instead of roses
Think of the money you will save

1978

www.dakotaraeaustin.com

Submitted: Sunday, January 07, 2007
Edited: Monday, December 20, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Lilacs At My Funeral by DAKOTA AUSTIN )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Invisible Cage (For Robin Williams), Tori Leftwich
  2. Advent Of The Eagle's Cry, Captain Cur
  3. Strange Charisma Of Your Words, Captain Cur
  4. SENRYU (5-7-5) 11, Aftab Alam
  5. SENRYU (5-7-5) 10, Aftab Alam
  6. Bright, John Shea
  7. The Passion Inside, Jason Summers
  8. Earth Control, Moses Samandar
  9. I Won't Hold You Back, Jason Summers
  10. Happy New Year, Jason Summers

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Dickinson

70

"Arcturus" is his other name—
I'd rather call him "Star."
It's very mean of Science
To go and interfere!

I slew a worm the other day—
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Kenneth Allott

 
[Hata Bildir]